慣用音

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: 5
よう
Grade: 2
おん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 慣用 (kan'yō, customary or common use) +‎ (on, sound).

/kwan'youon/ > /kwan'yoːon/ > /kan'yoːon/

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

慣用音 (hiragana かんようおん, romaji kan'yōon, historical hiragana くわんようおん)

  1. a reading of a kanji that is commonly accepted, but originally based on a corrupted reading

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3